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Report: Qualcomm Datacenter Chief Steps Down

Anand Chandrasekher, head of Qualcomm's datacenter unit, has reportedly exited the company, casting doubts on the future of Qualcomm's datacenter business.

Microsoft, Intel Share Details of New Meltdown-Like Attacks

Microsoft and Intel are scrambling to address two new security attacks that mimic "Meltdown" and "Spectre."

Microsoft Touts AI, Mixed Reality Investments in SharePoint

To kick off this week's SharePoint North America event, Microsoft on Monday outlined new features coming to SharePoint in a nearly two-hour presentation.

Microsoft Brings Advanced Threat Protection to Azure SQL

The latest addition to Microsoft's sprawling Advanced Threat Protection (ATP) product line, SQL ATP, is now available for Azure SQL Database users.

Microsoft Readies Multiple Azure AD Enhancements

Several improvements, including one related to Microsoft's partnership with Ping Identity, are coming to Azure Active Directory in May.

Office 365 Teams Direct Routing Feature Hits Preview

Microsoft Teams users now have the option to test drive the Direct Routing telephony connectivity option within the enterprise collaboration service, the company announced this week.

Microsoft Unveils Next-Gen Surface Hub Meeting Devices

The Surface Hub 2, the next version of Microsoft's large-scale touchscreen devices for meeting rooms, will become broadly available next year.

Microsoft Readies SharePoint Improvements, Launches Next-Gen Migration Tool

Microsoft last week announced some coming SharePoint enhancements, including new versions of the SharePoint Framework and the SharePoint Migration Tool.

Microsoft Launching Free 1-Year Trials for Teams in June

Starting June 1, Microsoft will allow end users -- Office 365 subscribers and non-subscribers alike -- to initiate a free one-year trial of Microsoft Teams.

Microsoft Lines Up Support for Azure Confidential Computing

Microsoft this week put the spotlight on its partners' efforts around its Azure confidential computing project.

Microsoft-Red Hat Pact Takes Shape with Managed OpenShift on Azure

A preview of Red Hat OpenShift on Azure will be released "in the coming months," Microsoft said this week in a progress report on its collaboration efforts with Red Hat.

Microsoft Opens Windows 10 April 2018 Update to Volume Licensing

Microsoft this week made the Windows 10 "April 2018 Update," known as version 1803, available to its volume licensing customers via the Microsoft Volume Licensing Service Center (VLSC).

Microsoft Touts AI Advances at Build 2018

Microsoft put the spotlight on artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning at Monday's kickoff of the Build 2018 conference in Seattle.

Microsoft Bolsters Teams Developer Tools

Microsoft announced previews of new features coming to Microsoft Teams during Monday's Build developer conference.

Microsoft Bolsters Edge Devices in Windows 10 IoT Update

The latest update to the Windows 10 IoT ("Internet of Things") operating system, intended for small devices as well as large industrial machines, aims to make edge devices "more powerful," according to Microsoft.

Partners Can Now Build on Windows Admin Center with SDK Preview

Microsoft this week released a preview of the Windows Admin Center software development kit (SDK), enabling partners and developers to support their own software products using Windows Admin Center capabilities.

Microsoft Shares What's Coming to SharePoint Online and OneDrive

A raft of improvements are coming to SharePoint Online and OneDrive this month, including updates related to managing security, storage limits and site migrations.

Office 365 Gets Outlook Updates, Closer Ties with Microsoft 365

Microsoft's latest round of update announcements is blurring the lines between Office 365 and Microsoft 365.

Getting the Windows 10 April Update: The Fine Print

In typical Microsoft fashion, just because the Windows 10 April 2018 Update was officially released on Monday, doesn't mean that accessing it is a straightforward affair.

Microsoft Releases Office 2019 Commercial Preview

Microsoft on Friday announced the Office 2019 "commercial preview" for Windows 10.